Facebook's Parse platform-as-a-service unveiled Wednesday new products, including Parse for Internet of Things that enables developers to build apps for IoT devices such as garage door opners, smart batteries, thermostats, and security cameras.
Facebook wants to get into the news business, but not directly.
Facebook has decided to open source its internal effort to simulate mobile app performance on slow network connections.
There's still the argument out there that open networking equipment is only for web- and hyper-scale companies. But those focused on arguing the unimportance of bare-metal switches and the likes of the Open Compute Project may be in for a shock in the next few years.
A new report claims that Apple has placed orders with white-box server makers to refresh the hardware in its existing data centers, and for use in new data centers.
The separation of networking hardware and the software that runs it has been attracting more and more interest ever since Facebook unveiled the Open Compute Project.
Microsoft has introduced the use of lithium-ion batteries in its open server design, in a move it says will help to eliminate the need for buying UPS appliances.
This week at Open Compute Project U.S. Summit 2015, Facebook unveiled its plans for total world (I mean "market") domination.
Dell unveiled what it's calling a common language for networking operating systems. The vendor submitted its designs for its Switch Abstraction Interface to the Open Compute Project with the intention of helping to solve networking bottlenecks.
Data breaches happen in numerous ways. The latest is an exploit of Facebook login on numerous websites. Once accounts are hijacked in this way, they can be held for ransom or used by a phisher to work their way into much larger and more profitable data sets.